paleogeomorphology


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paleogeomorphology

[¦pāl·ē·ō‚jē·ō·mȯr′fäl·ə·jē]
(geology)
A branch of geomorphology concerned with the recognition of ancient erosion surfaces and the study of ancient topographies and topographic features that are now concealed beneath the surface and have been removed by erosion. Also known as paleophysiography.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Kang, "The karst paleogeomorphology of carbonate reservoir in Tahe Oilfield," Xinjiang Petroleum Geology, vol.
Caption: FIGURE 8: Relationships of paleogeomorphology and hypogenic karst systems of the upper part of the Yingshan Formation, showing belt-shaped distributions at the highlands of the margin of intraplatform along the SN4 fault zone.